The ovarian reserve decreases as the woman's age increases, until menopause arrives. This stage is characterized by the complete depletion of the oocytes.
The decline in ovarian reserve is progressive, although it can be more pronounced from the age of 35-37 years and even more drastic from the age of 40 years.
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By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Javier Liñayo Chouza M. D. (gynecologist), José María Sánchez Jordán M.D. (gynecologist), Mark P. Trolice M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E. (reproductive endocrinologist), Paloma Sánchez Gómez M. D. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 03/08/2022